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Olympus VR-350

alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the battery and portability. The image quality and value for money also get good feedback. Many are critical about the features and focus, and views are divided on the shutter.

usability, value for money, image quality, portability, battery

flash, focus, features

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus VR-350 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 61 reviews)

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Olympus VR-350 Review


Premium travel zoom digital cameras don't compromise on any feature and perform incredibly well. You get full manual control, excellent zoom range, full HD video recording, plenty of effect filters and scene presets, pristine imaging quality and rugged...

Since the camera is slim and the portion of the body available for grip is too limited, one-handed shooting isn’t recommended. The grip doesn’t feel too comfortable, especially if you have large hands. Hence, it would be wise to keep the wrist strap...

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Olympus VR-350 Review


The Olympus VR-350 (which is almost identical to the VR-340 and VR-360) has some specifications that will grab your attention in its price point of a little over $100. With 16MP of resolution, a sharp 3.0-inch LCD, and a 10x optical zoom lens, the...

VR-350 is an inexpensive camera ; This model is very easy to use ; Dedicated Help button is nice for learning more about the camera, along with general photography tips ; Beginners will appreciate on-screen explanations of features ; Battery/memory...

Camera is a little chunky versus other low-end point-n-shoots ; Control buttons are too small and aren't comfortable to use ; Very limited number of manual control settings ; Number of menu choices are extremely limited ; Some menu options are very...

The Olympus VR-350 (which is almost identical to the VR-340 and VR-360) has some specifications that will grab your attention in its price point of a little over $100. With 16MP of resolution, a sharp 3.0-inch LCD, and a 10x optical zoom lens, the...

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Great camera for what I need it for.


Love the camera, got a good deal. Overall good camera. I would definately refer this to a friend. It has great zoom and good clarity.About me... casual user

Easy to use point and shoot


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Used for 8 year old for vacation pictures


Easy to use. My 8 year old used this for a vacation to Florida. He figured out how to use movies and use the timer function by himself. This camera was worth the money. Would recommend to someone else.About me... casual user

Ease of use

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Easy to use and good picture quality


I like the camera, it is easy to use and operate. The camera has a lot of good features which are interesting for someone who loves to take pictures. The battery is poor as it requires frequent re-charging.About me... Love shooting sports, semi-pro...

Easy to use

Battery Life is short, requires frequent charging

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Photo quality VG-interface-not intuitive


There are better cameras out there for a little more money...spend the extra moneyAbout me... Photo enthusiast

Picture quality

clumsy, non intuitive interface

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Good Camera, wanted a small one to put in my purse


Very compact and user friendly. Good camera. Bought this to take on vacation and stick in my pocket, so I don't have to take my larger camera. I think it will work perfectlly!About me... casual user

Compact and easy to use

Havent found anything yet

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Takes awesome picture


This is a great camera for the price. The camera has all the features of the expensive cameras.About me... Parent with kids, Love capturing special occasions, Photo enthusiast

Clear megapixels

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Great product for the price


This camera is really nice, it comes with just about all the features the other cameras do in regards to picture settings, quality, and video. It also zooms in further than the other products that were on display in the store.About me... Video...

The features, video, picture settings, etc

Easy to slip out of your hands

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great camera for the price


Great Camera for the price. Nice zoom and pictures come out nice.About me... Love shooting sports, Love capturing special occasions, casual user

pictures come out nice

Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor


Bluetooth: No
PictBridge: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D:3D enabled
Chip Type:CCD
Sensor Size:1/2.3''


Longest Shutter Speed in s:4
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000


Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: Yes
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:Olympus LI-50 B


Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: No